Over the next few minutes we hope that you all will be learning quite a bit about the best places to eat breakfast in Memphis. Whether you need to rush out the door right now or are planning for tomorrow morning we think we can give you an assist.
There really is no better way for us to get the ball rolling than by listing the best all-around brunch and breakfast restaurants in Memphis. Eggs, omelets, waffles, pancakes, cinnamon rolls, sandwiches, wraps, bacon, sausage, and plenty of other delicious meals can be had somewhere around town.
Healthy options for vegan and vegetarian breakfast in your area will be up next. Heading to a donut and bagel shop or bakery early in the morning to get them when they are hot and fresh out of the oven is a solid idea.
Cafes to get your coffee and additional healthy options like smoothies and juice bars deserve a shout out. We will get you out of here with a list of the best all day breakfast spots near you to enjoy one of these meals whenever you feel like it, and we will always try to point out any brunch buffets that are available when we can.
Expect to find a local map for early morning restaurants towards the end to help you find the closest spot, and we welcome you all to look through our other posts on how to find the best pancakes, eggs, bacon, and more around the Southeast right there.
Best Breakfast & Brunch Restaurants In Memphis
The best Memphis breakfast and brunch restaurants are where to go when you want to eat great bacon, eggs, waffles, pancakes, omelets, or any early morning delicacy:
- Brother Junipers at 3519 Walker Ave
- By the Brewery at 496 Tennessee St #101
- Eggxactly Breakfast & Deli at 1248 Marlin Rd
- Paulette’s Restaurant at 50 Harbor Town Square
- Sunrise at 670 Jefferson Ave
Brother Juniper’s is open from 6:30am to 1pm Tuesday through Friday, 7am to 12:30pm on Saturday, and from 8am on Sunday serving fresh breads, inventive omelets, and other breakfast specialties in your area. You can have breakfast, brunch, and lunch including biscuit sandwiches, fresh salads, and hearty soups from 8am to 2pm Tuesday through Sunday at By the Brewery.
Eggxactly Breakfast and Deli offers build your own breakfast bowls and hearty lunch baskets six days a week. French and Hungarian breakfast dishes are served early at Paulette’s Restaurant. Sunrise prepares Southern style local breakfast and lunch seven days a week.
Vegan & Vegetarian Breakfasts
Healthy vegan or vegetarian breakfast spots are more popular than ever and some of the best in town are:
- Imagine Vegan Café at 2158 Young Ave
- City Silo at 5101 Sanderlin Ave #104B
- Bedrock Eats & Sweets at 327 S Main St
Imagine Vegan Cafe is open on weekdays from 11am to 7pm and until 9pm on weekends serving vegan brunch entrees, sandwiches, and desserts.
City Silo makes wraps, salads, and smoothies with vegan and gluten free options starting at 7am Monday through Saturday. Gluten free comfort foods for breakfast, brunch, and lunch near you are served at Bedrock Eats and Sweets on weekdays from 7am to 3pm and 9am to 2pm on weekends. Brother Juniper’s from our main list may also have some healthy breakfast options to choose from.
Donut Shops In Memphis
Make a quick stop at a local donut shop if you are running late:
- Gibson’s Donuts at 760 Mt Moriah Rd
- O B Donuts at 2211 Ridgeway Rd
- Howard’s Donuts at 4348 Summer Ave
- Donut Man at 3224 Austin Peay Hwy
- Midtown Donuts at 1776 Union Ave
Bagel Shops Near You
Enjoy some great bagels and maybe even a breakfast sandwich at:
- Dave’s Bagels at 694 Madison Ave
- Einstein Bros Bagels at 4631 Poplar Ave
From Danishes to cinnamon rolls to quiche these bakeries should have you covered:
- Sweet LaLa’s Bakery at 6150 Poplar Ave #118
- Hustle & Dough at 477 S Main St
- Lucy J’s Bakery at 1350 Concourse Ave #151
- La Baguette at 3088 Poplar Ave
- Butteriffic Bakery & Café at 488 S 2nd St
Sweet LaLa’s Bakery makes one of a kind breakfast pastries in your area along with grab and go lunches, custom cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and coffee from 8am to 4pm Monday through Saturday. Sourdough breads and pastries are sold from 7am to 4pm daily at Hustle and Dough. Lucy J’s Bakery sells delectable breads, croissants, cookies, special event cakes, and other delicious treats from 7:30am to 5:30pm Tuesday through Saturday.
You can get French sweets, bread, pastries, salads, and sandwiches on weekdays from 7am to 3pm and from 8am on weekends at La Baguette. Butteriffic Bakery and Cafe excels at providing fresh and delicious baked goods, tasty cookies, and good coffees starting at 9am.
Cafes In Your Area
Jump start your day with that boost of caffeine we all need at one of these cafes:
- Otherlands Coffee Bar at 641 Cooper St
- Cafe Keough at 12 S Main St
- Café Eclectic at 603 N McLean Blvd
- Bluff City Coffee & Bakery at 505 S Main St
Otherlands Coffee Bar serves local breakfast, sandwiches, and coffee along with live music every day from 8am to 3pm. American café bites and Sunday brunch are available at Cafe Keough from 8am to 2pm Tuesday through Saturday.
Café Eclectic offers coffee and tea drinks, baked goods, and all day breakfast from 7am to 3pm Monday through Saturday and from 9am on Sunday. Bluff City Coffee and Bakery specializes in vegetarian pastries and sandwiches as well as espresso drinks on weekdays from 6:30am to 1pm and from 8am on Sunday.
Smoothies & Juice Bars
Usually these smoothie and juice bars will also have some quick and easy healthy meals:
- JuiceBrothers at 276 S Front St
- Juice Bar at 553 Cooper St
- Smoothie King at 5955 Poplar Ave #106
City Silo from our best vegan and vegetarian breakfasts in Memphis list sell some of the best smoothies in town.
All Day Breakfast Restaurants
Bacon and eggs are always delish and these all day breakfast restaurants in Memphis will serve them whenever you are ready:
- The Arcade Restaurant at 540 S Main St
- Bryant’s Breakfast at 3965 Summer Ave
- Southall Café at 669 S Mendenhall Rd
All day breakfast is served at The Arcade Restaurant from 7am to 3pm daily. Bryant’s cooks classic Southern local breakfast and lunch all day five days a week from 5am to 2pm.
Delicious and unique all day breakfast and lunch specialties are available at Southall Café on weekdays from 8am to 2pm and until 3pm on weekends. Don’t forget about Café Eclectic’s all day breakfast from our best cafes in your area list either.
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Enjoy Your Breakfast In Memphis
All of those local breakfast spots to get your eggs, omelets, bacon, pancakes, or waffles as well as buffets, healthy vegetarian and vegan options, donut and bagel shops near you, cafes, smoothie and juice bars, and all day restaurants in your area are ready whenever you are.
It would be great if you could let us know if we got anything incorrect in the comments, and feel free to share any early morning meal tips for this town that you may have as well. Now go have fun enjoying your breakfast in Memphis.